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February 28, 2017
BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON BECOMES THE FIRST MARATHON TO EARN HIGHEST POSSIBLE LEVEL OF CERTIFICATION FROM THE COUNCIL FOR RESPONSIBLE SPORT

The Council for Responsible Sport announced today that the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon has been awarded evergreen level certification for achieving 57 of the best-practice standards offered in the council’s certification program for social and environmental responsibility at sporting events.
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January 11, 2017
2016 BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON CHARITY RUNNERS RAISED $16.9 MILLION
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today announced that more than 10,000 runners raised $16.9 million through the 2016 Charity Program. Since the charity program was officially established in 2002, more than 106,000 runners have raised over $167 million for local, national and global causes.
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December 13, 2016
THE BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON SELECTS 40TH ANNIVERSARY FIELD WITH TODAY’S NON-GUARANTEED ENTRY DRAWING
Today, runners who entered the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon non-guaranteed entry drawing will be notified of their selection status. This year’s field will be comprised of runners who were randomly selected to receive an entry through the drawing, as well as participants who qualified for one of five guaranteed entry opportunities. The world-class event, celebrating 40 years of running in 2017, will take place on Sunday, October 8.
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